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May 17, 2001

Books that Paint, Fight and Travel

Kate Braid, Verne McDonald and John Burns
<b>Susan Crean</b>'s <i>The Laughing One</i> is "a brave and wonderful contribution to the literature on Emily Carr." | <b>Andr&#195;&#169; Gerolymatos</b> explores myth, reality and eternal conflict
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May 17, 2001

Silenced by a Plastic Bullet

Tooker Gomberg
The cop who fired at Eric Laferriere was no more than six metres away from him, near the wall surrounding the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City. The bullet hammered into his throat, crushing his
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May 16, 2001

Rights Lawyer Suspended after Comments to Media

Colin Freeze and Andrew Mitrovica
A senior lawyer with the Canadian Human Rights Commission has been suspended, in part because he publicly complained that the agency has become a waste of taxpayers' money and is near collapse.
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May 16, 2001

B.C.'s Debt Clock Liberals

Brian MacLean
The Liberal's 11-digit clock carries the label "Provincial debt under the NDP," and the Website warns, "This is how fast it is growing!" The clock shows B.C.'s debts mounting before your very eyes. T
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May 16, 2001

Welcome to Planet Post

John Hanson
Don't worry, just dump. Monday, the National Post ran an article about why recycling is a waste of time. Today, the head of the Recycling Council of Ontario explains why that's a lot of garbage.
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May 15, 2001

Crunchy Numbers

Brian MacLean
The Toronto Star's Dalton Camp criticizes an economic study as so much right-wing dogma. Brian MacLean begs to differ with the columnist's analysis. Of tax cuts, productivity and National Post covera
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May 14, 2001

South Africa Kills Hope of AIDS Drugs

Sarah Boseley
The South African government has no intention of buying the antiretroviral drugs that can keep people with HIV/AIDS alive. This despite its courtroom victory over pharmaceutical companies, which were
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May 14, 2001

Terminally Addicted

David Beers
To add up the collateral damage wrought by free-market society, suggests psychologist Bruce Alexander, look around and start counting all the addicts you know. Don't forget to add money, power, work,
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May 12, 2001

Then there were Five

David Bernans
The Germinal 5 were arrested just before the Summit of the Americas began in Quebec City. After three weeks of imprisonment, they have yet to gain much media attention. Still, supporters have been de
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May 11, 2001

Fredericton Man Remains Defiant

David Bernans
Vaughn Barnett went to the Quebec City protests last month. He identified himself as a pacifist. He sat down. Since then, he's been in Orsainville Prison. Find out why.

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